Type: Light-alloy 90deg V6, with overhead camshafts.
Displacement: 2.85 liters (174 cubic inches)
Bore & stroke: 91x73mm
Block type: Light-alloy with cast iron cyl. liners.
Cyl. heads: Light-alloy, cross-flow, hemi-chambers.
Cooling system: Water/Ethylene Glycol, radiator forward with twin thermostatically
Fuel system: C.I.S. Fuel-injection, Bosch K-Jetronic Ignition system,
Emission control: Lambda Sond/catalytic, unleaded fuel.
Engine location: Rear-mounted.
Transmission: 5 speed, fully synchronized or 3 speed automatic
Final drive Trans-axle/dbl. universal. half-shafts, ratio: 3.44:1.
Construction: Structural-composite single piece underbody with corrosion
free outer body panels; 304 stainless steel.
Construction Corrosion protected steel backbone frame with fore and
aft wishbones, supporting cross members and 4-wheel independent suspension;
Controlled impact crush areas.
Front Compliant, unequal length wishbones and coil boxed spring, telescopic
shock absorbers and anti-roll bar.
Rear Compliant, diagonal trailing radius arms with upper and lower links,
coil spring with telescopic shock absorbers.
Type: Rack and pinion
Min. Turn: 5.334 meters (17.5 feet)
Turning circle: 10.67 meters, curb to curb (35 feet)
Wheel turns: 2.65 (lock to lock)
Type: Power assisted discs, front and rear
Disc diameter: 254mm (10 inches) front, 267mm (10.5 inches) rear
Parking brake: Mechanical, self adjusting, acting on rear discs
Wheels: Cast light alloy, 357mm x 152mm (14 inches x 6 inches) front;
381mm x 203mm (15 inches x 8 inches) rear
Tires: Goodyear NCT steel belted radial
Dimensions and Capacities:
A - Length overall: 4267mm (168.0 inches)
B - Wheelbase: 2408mm (94.8 inches)
C - Height (Door Open)
D - Height: 1140mm (44.88 inches)
E - Width overall: 1988mm (78.3 inches)
F - Front track 1590mm (62.6 inches)
G - Rear track 1588mm (62.5 inches)
H - Ground Clearance - Front 142mm (5.6 inches)
J - Ground Clearance - Rear 155mm (6.10
Weight: 1233kg (2712 pounds) with full tank
Fuel Capacity: 51.6 liters (13.2 gallons)
Luggage space: 396 liters (14 cubic feet)
Stainless steel body panels
Counter-balanced gull-wing doors
Leather seats and trim
Multi-speaker, high output stereo system with cassette
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
Dual electric remote side mirrors
Central door locking system
Body side moldings
Intermittent windshield wipers
Sylvania halogen headlamps
Engine/luggage compartment lights
Interior hood and engine compartment release
Electric rear window defogger
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